Obtaining PasswordsHow to request passwords for the Clearinghouse for Multilingual Documents.
Requesting agency access codes for the Clearinghouse for Multilingual Documents (CMD)
CMD access codes have two components: a numeric agency identification number (AIN) and an access key. The combination of the AIN and the access key allows entry to the system and access to appropriate CMD database records. CMD AINs and access codes are given to the person designated as the agency CMD administrator. The CMD administrator distributes the CMD access codes to other users in their agency. If you do not know who your agency's CMD administrator is, send an e-mail to the CMD. To get the quickest response for an access code request, the e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org should include the following:
- The name and contact information (telephone number and e-mail address) of the person who will be responsible for the CMD agency access codes for the entire agency (i.e., county office of education, school district, direct-funded charter school, or a CDE division).
- The name of the educational agency as it appears in the California Public School Directory [http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/sd/].
- A brief statement that acknowledges that the person is authorized by the educational agency to administer the CMD access codes on behalf of the agency.
- The name of the person in the agency responsible for translation services (this could be the same person as the CMD administrator).
The return e-mail from the CMD will include CMD access codes for your LEA and guidance for assigning access to others in your organization. The e-mail will explain the CMD access codes, its components, and the access assigned to each of the access levels.